Some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Dapchi had given them the assurance that their children would be rescued safely. Malam Bashir Manzo, Chairman of the Abducted Girls Parents Association, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dapchi that the visit was “a...
President Mohammad Buhari has approved the appointment of Prof Mikhail Olayinka Buhari as the Chief Medical Director of University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. He is a Professor of Pathology is from Omupo in Kwara State. Until his appointment he is the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee of the institution. His wife is...
A luxury mansion co-owned by a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and his fourth wife, Jennifer Douglas, in the posh neighbourhood of Potomac, Maryland, United States, has been auctioned. The property gained international notoriety in 2005 after it was searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) in connection with...
Justice Gabriel Kolawole of the Federal High Court in Abuja has lambasted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for its display of gross misconduct in the prosecution of an alleged N3.1 billion corruption case by the anti-graft agency. The judge who accused the EFCC of frustrating proceedings in the...
Two soldiers of 3 Division Garrison, Jos Plateau State, were killed on Wednesday when herdsmen opened fire on troops convoy responding to distress calls from locals on the clash between Miango community and herdsmen at Rafiki Village of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State Confirming the report, Director Army...
Nigerians are happier than they were between 2014 and 2016, according to the World Happiness Report released by the United Nations on Wednesday. The World Happiness Report measures “subjective well-being” – how happy the people are, and why. The UN agency had ranked Nigerians the 95th happiest people in the world in 2017,...
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked Alikaramchi village, close to Giwa barracks in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Wednesday night. The incident happened hours after President Muhammadu Buhari left Maiduguri for Yobe state. Buhari had visited Yobe state government house and Government Girls Science and Technical School, Dapchi, where he met...
A mentally deranged man who hacked two students of the Saint John’s Anglican Primary School, Agodo in Ogun Waterside Local Government Area to death during their lunch break on Monday March 12th, has been arrested by the police. The children identified as Mubarak Kalesowo and Sunday Obituyi died instantly due...
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has praised former President Goodluck Jonathan’s attempts at ending the Almajiri system through construction of schools in Northern Nigeria. The group blamed Northern Governors for showing no political will to end the system. The group made its position known in a statement signed by its Director,...
The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja branch and some civil society organisations yesterday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly, Alausa to protest the new Land Use Charge Law, 2018 of the State, describing it as anti-people. The protesters who displayed various kinds of placards to register their grievances also...